Meaning of labiovelar in English:

labiovelar

Pronunciation /ˌleɪbɪəʊˈviːlə/

adjective

Phonetics
  • (of a sound) made with the lips and soft palate, for example w.

    ‘In the Ionic of Homer's time, as well as in all other classical dialects, the labiovelar stops had developed into labials, dentals or velars.’
    • ‘It would then make sense to reconstruct a corresponding set of velar and labiovelar fricatives.’